Syria

February 29, 2012

Baba Amr
15:50 GMT

The Syrian army has launched since Tuesday evening a ground assault against the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr, Homs, which has been pounded for more than three weeks.

Syria
07:44 GMT

The secretary general of NATO Andres Fogh Rasmussen said Tuesday in Washington that the Alliance does not intend to intervene in Syria

February 28, 2012

Sulaf Fawakhergi: This Syrian A-list actress has been pro-Assad all the way. She pronounced her unwavering support for the referendum in a speech. Draped in the regime's Syrian flag, she said "We're all with President Assad, we're all with Syria, and we all say Yes to the constitution."
22:29 GMT

As the results of President Bashar al-Assad's referendum are in, and a whopping 90% bestow their support, we take a look at the Syrian Super-Star vote: A yes it is.

Assad
16:49 GMT

Syrian government troops fired artillery on residential areas in the provinces of Homs and Hama, according to activists.

Syria
13:06 GMT

Uncertainty reigned Tuesday over the fate of French journalist Edith Bouvier, injured last week during a bombing in Homs, Syria.

Syria
06:59 GMT

At least 138 Syrians were killed on Monday.

February 27, 2012

Syria
14:48 GMT

Qatar Monday called on the international community to arm the Syrian insurgents.

Syrian president
07:25 GMT

The Syrian army has intensified the bombings Monday in Homs, where the rebels continued to resist after three weeks of attacks, activists said.

February 26, 2012

Assad voting
17:59 GMT

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma on Sunday voted on the draft of the new constitution at polling station located in the TV and Radio Center in Damascus.

Syria protest
07:40 GMT

The ballot boxes in Syria opened Sunday for a referendum on a new constitution.

February 25, 2012

Homs
17:24 GMT

Negotiations resumed between Syrian authorities and opponents to agree to the evacuation of wounded in the Baba Amr district of Homs, where the bombing of the army entered its fourth week Saturday.

February 24, 2012

Syria
17:56 GMT

The President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki has proposed to the Syrian President to go to Russia with his family into exile, in a speech at the first meeting of the Friends of Syria

Assad
13:29 GMT

Bashar al-Assad is not ready to resign and believes he enjoys strong support in Syria, said a Russian deputy on Friday who met with the Syrian presidentearlier this week in Damascus.

February 23, 2012

Dead reporters
13:46 GMT

Damascus denied on Thursday any responsibility for the death of two Western journalists in the Syrian rebel city of Homs.

Syria
07:36 GMT

Given the dramatic humanitarian situation in Syria, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has decided to dispatch Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos to the war-torn Arab country.